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NBC
Jul 23, 2012 11:00am EDT
is live with more on this for us now. tracy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, barbara. ncaa officials say these sanctions are meant to change the culture of athletics at penn state. while not punishing those who have done nothing wrong. it's a tough line to walk, but here's what the ncaa came up with. penn state has to pay a $60 million fine, which equals the amount of money generated annually by the football program. there will be a four-year ban on bowl games and any post-season competitions as well. there will be a reduction in sports scholarships from 25 to 15 for the next four years. the university will be stripped of all wins from 1998 through 2011. officials say that start date marks the date of the first infraction. the university will be on probation with the ncaa for the next five years, and the ncaa reserves the right to investigate individuals affiliated with the program and possibly levy additional sanctions after all criminal proceedings are complete. this historic penalty is brought by the ncaa followed former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky's convic
KCSMMHZ
Jul 23, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> kozel ben fajzullin. these are our headlines. the assad or shame makes a veiled threat to use chemical weapons in its fight for survival. >> a series of coordinated attacks in iraq leaves more than 100 people dead, 200 wounded in numerous locations. >> europe plunged to new market turmoil. spain's debt surges, and the stocks in the euro continued their slide. >> syria has issued a very stark warning against any foreign interference, implying it would use chemical or biological warfare to combat any intervention from abroad. >> the warning comes as international pressure grows on the government to step aside from several fronts arab foreign ministers said offered president assad a safe exit if he resigns. >> but the syrian leader is showing he intends to remain in power, launching new counter offenses against rebel strongholds. our coverage begins on the ground in syria. >> this video posted on the internet is believed to have been filmed in aleppo. rebels said fierce fighting is continuing there and the capital damascus. pressure is mounting on president bashar al-assad. for the first
FOX News
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
and use it to strengthen our commitment to each other. >> to the families of those gathered here today, we remain here for you. our community is here for you. colorado is here for you and always will be. >> the senseless and evil act of violence left many of us wondering how and why this could happen. these questions arise when the everyday securities and certainties of life, the trust we carry in our fellow human beings, that we can go safely to work each day or go to school or to the movies are shaken. it's natural for us to wonder why does this kind of suffering happen and what does it really mean. martha: boy, indeed it is. those are the big questions this morning and police say that the 24-year-old suspect, james holmes is refusing to cooperate ahead of his court appearance which happens this morning. right now he is in solitary confinement. alicia acuna is live outside the courthouse in centennial, colorado, where this will play out in next couple hours. how is this expected to go? >> reporter: this could all be over with in five minutes or less. this is just the beginning of the pro
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> hallie jackson joins us live with the latest on the story. good morning. >> the message to those struggling to understand is to focus on the victims appeared remember them. balloons floated skyward at a vigil to remember 12 people killed in colorado. the young this was just 6 years old. ♪ ♪ i once was lost >> family members met with net met who flew to colorado. >> i come to them not so much as president as i do as a father and as a husband. >> his visit came less than a day before the suspect appears in court. >> after he has felt the full force of our justice system will be remembered are the good people who were impacted by this tragedy. >> as night fell, so did the rain. so many candles burned brightly. >> out of this darkness a brighter day is going to come. >> mitt romney opened his fundraiser in california with a moment of silence and said obama's visit to colorado was the right thing. >> the shooting changed the tone of the presidential campaign. >> both candidates seem to back off over the weekend. both candidates pulled their negative ads over the weekend. >> offici
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
against gun control laws after the colorado massacre. >> the u.s. transportation secretary will talk about a major refunding announcement for local public transit lines. >> expect it to be warmer when you step outside. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> heading back into the 90's today? >> we were in the 60's on saturday. we will be back up to 90 today. 72 degrees right now. the humidity is a bigger story. 97%, and it feels tropical. some scattered thunderstorms could pop up later today. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is sarah. ." >> good morning. we have closures in the city on light street between baltimore and lombard. we check air speed sensor on 95, at 62 miles per hour -- we check our speed sensor. it will take you 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the bel
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> in its own way. >> i'm allison seymour. welcome to monday morning. happy you are with us. >> let's go to tucker barnes. is that haze out there? >> i can't explain. i have no idea. looks like the surface to mars to me. let's get to the local numbers. we do have fog and mist across the area. you saw that in the live shot. it will be a hazy day, a hot afternoon with high temperatures expected to be back in the 90s. we had a break for a couple of days. temperatures back in the 90s later on this afternoon. 76 washington. 72 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and a little cooler here to our west. our friends in winchester. 70 to start your day. lots of humidity. dew point temperatures are in the low to mid-70s. a humid monday for us. we had a sprinkle or two overnight. nothing at the moment. we will likely see showers and storms redevelop later this afternoon. i think much of your day here, the next couple of hours will be dry. by mid- to late afternoon look out for the possibility of scattered storms. a few could be on the strong side a little later. monday, 93 washington. 90 annapolis. 91 in war
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
decisions on bridge closures and keeping the thousands who use the bay bridge safe. >> in this case, this storm we knew what it was so there was just no reason not to be flexible on policy there and say you know, we better close the best of my knowledge before that hits. >> reporter: now that temporary wind gust policy is being evaluated. it's expected to become permanent. the transportation authority says safety is their priority. kai, back to you. >> thank you. triple a is pushing for another safety measure, barriers to separate two way traffic lanes. >>> still ahead. >> black bears roring back in maryland -- roaring back in maryland. that story as witness news continues. >> a $40 million project will be underway. what it is coming up next. >> demanding answers. a mun community outraged after a deadly police involved shooting. >> humidity is back. stick around for the first warning weather forecast. the car on the left was filled up with low detergent gasoline. the car on the right was filled up with bp gasoline with invigorate. which helps clean and protect its engine so it can g
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
has a great crowd. they come in and give us a great business. hopefully they skill come in and have the school spirit. >> reporter: some people who didn't go to penn state feel today's sanctions are justified. others say it punishes current stew departments and athletes there. >> the school is being punished and you're part of that punishment and you had no control over it. >> reporter: what is your reaction to the sanctions against penn state university. >> i think they were justified mainly because of the extreme money thrown around in college sports which is a corrupting influence. >> now, just before the start of the new football season, penn state players will each have to decide whether to stay and play for the it inially any lions or transfer to another school and play for another team. brack to you. >>> virginia is asking for federal disaster assistance after the powerful storm that killed 15 people and left more than a million others without power. state and local governments spent $27.5 million recovering from the storm at the end of june. that doesn't include the price of
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 3:30am EDT
>>> that's all for now. i'm lester holt. i'm lester holt. thanks for joining us. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, a very difficult sunday morning here and around the country, particularly in colorado, just 48 hours after we first learned of the massacre at the aurora movie theater. president obama heads to colorado to honor victims and meet with victims' families later today. it's striking, the political world shut down after the massacre in aurora. the campaigns pulled advertising from the air waves in colorado, campaign events within cancelled. it will resume and we'll talk about that later. but the focus now in colorado is about the suspect, james holmes. what motivated him? perhaps investigators can learn more after the big event yesterday, a controlled detonation in his apartment. it was completely booby trapped and now investigators can get inside. joining me now live, the governor of colorado, john hickenlooper. governor, welcome. i speak for so many when i offer my condolences and our thoughts and pr
FOX News
Jul 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
important to us. every ounce of evidence will help us hold this person accountable. so, it was a very, very high priority that we recover evidence and i'm so grateful that we had the bomb professionals from the feds and our local agencies to help us do that. gregg: agents also seizing 10 gallons of gasoline and a poster and a mask related to the "batman" movies. martha: we'll get back to that in just a moment. we want to go to the ncaa statement on penn state. let's listen in. >> and the powerful people who let them down. there's also been much speculation on whether or not the ncaa has the authority to impose any type of penalty related to penn state. not only does the ncaa have the authority to act in this case, we also have the responsibility to say that such egregious behavior is not only against our bylaws and constitution, but also against our values system and basic human decency. the executive committee which acts on behalf of the entire association, and implements policies to resolve core issues, alongwith the division i board, a body of presidents representing all of division i di
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
're not discussing admissions. i will tell you that based on what he told us, we were concerned about his apartment. >> reporter: we know he had loud music playing. we've heard that maybe it was a timer and that he set it to start playing around midnight. the question is i have is did he start playing loud techno music to draw a cop call? >> we can't possibly know what he intended to do right now. i've been told by the bomb experts if someone opened the door, it would have triggered the device. >> reporter: if that had happened before the theater incident, that could have diverted a lot of your resources. >> potentially, yes. it would have been two simultaneous crises at once. >> reporter: do you have a wife and kids, chief? >> i do. my daughter was at the premiere of "batman." in another theater. so yes. >> reporter: i didn't know that. same theater complex? >> no, no. >> reporter: have you had the chance to hug your daughter? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the reason he wanted to talk to us is to make sure everyone knows how proud he is of all of the officers on his force. and this community is proud.
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
admissions. based on what he told us, we were concerned about his apartment. >> reporter: we know he had loud music playing. we heard it was on a timer and set it to start playing around midnight. the question is did he start playing techno music to draw a cop call? >> we can't possibly know what he intended to do right now. i've been told by the bomb experts if someone opened the door, it would have triggered the device. >> reporter: if that could have happened before the theater incident, it would have diverted the theater response. >> it could have been two simultaneous crisis. >> reporter: do you have a family? >> i do. my daughter was at the premier of batman at another theater. >> reporter: i didn't know that. another theater complex. >> another theater in aurora. >> reporter: have you had a chance to hug your daughter? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the reason he wanted to sit down and talk, he wants to convey how proud he is of his officers and the community is proud, too. last night at the prayer vigil, i saw a lot of officers getting hugs from strangers. at the end of the night, savannah
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
said he wants other schools to use this as a gut check to make thur sure they're putting football in the proper perspecti perspective. it's not the dreaded death penalty shutting down football entirely, but some say it might be worse. penn state football will be banned from bowl games and any other postseason play for four years. >> reporter: the ncaa hammered penn state university for former administrators and joe paterno's role in reckless disregard in dealing with reports of jerry sandusky's sexual abuse. >> one of the grave dangers stemming from our love of sports is that the sports themselves can become too big to fail, too big to even challenge. >> reporter: the school is compelled to pay a $60 million fine to endow a fund to prevent child sexual abuse. it will loose ten football scholarships for four years and banned from postseason play. the football team will have its wins from 1998 through last year vacated, knocking paterno from his perch as the winningest and most revered coach just a day after the statue was removed in his honor. >> the penn state case has shaken our
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of lightning. it's way out to the west and southwest of us into charlottesville and also crossing over the mountains, but right now we're looking at some scattered showers and storms that come through -- that could come through in our area. so the entire dmv is under a slight risk for severe weather tonight. the a man threat is damaging wind gust -- the main threat is damage wind gusts and heavy downpours. i don't think everybody will see these storms surface. we could see some big storms come through. temperatures are in the 80s. we'll talk more about the heat coming this way and also some relief. back to you. >>> penn state now about to pay a really heavy price for that sex abuse scandal that has already rocked the university. today the ncaa handed down unprecedented sanctions against the school's legendary football program and they come just one day after the school took down the statue of the former head coach joe paterno that used to hang out in front of the university's football stadium but no more. dave owens is here with the details. these sanctions come with some controversy a
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 3:00am PDT
in custody? >> well, he is -- what they describe to us, he lawyered up. he is at this point not cooperating. the robot watching it defuse -- or not defuse, but make the -- be able to deactivate the system of the trip wires and potential threats, a, it gives you tremendous confidence. i mean the fbi is working with the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms with the local police, the state patrol. everybody was working together, as they did on thursday night. one of the real bright lights of this is that before 9/11, i don't think we could have ever responded to this level of tragedy, 70 people that had been injured or killed, and get such efficiency and get everyone working together almost seamlessly. so even that safety and then also how they worked with this bomb thing. we're getting through this, but we still can't get into the mind of this twisted, really delusional individual. >> and there's no sense of what caused him to go off of the path he was as a doctoral student in neuroscience, somebody who may have been isolated and private but had a lot going for him on the outside. nothing
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
,000 people gathered in unity to honor the victims. >> millions of people are with us, in helping to share our burden of grief at this moment. >> reporter: a sunday vigil to help heal. in all, 12 are among the dead. a 6-year-old girl, a navy sailor. an air force reservist and two young men who died shielding their girlfriends from bullets. fathers, sons, daughters, each with lives cut short. the president addressed a grieving community and talked privately with families of the victims. >> my main task was to serve as a representative of the entire country and let them know, that we are thinking about them at this moment and will continue to think about them each and every day. >> reporter: the suspect, 24-year-old james holmes, today will be adviseded of his rights and the judge will set a date for the formal filing of charges. the start of a legal process that may take months. >> we will convict him. yes. >> reporter: at issue, whether the prosecutor will seek the death penalty. the defense will likely argue whether holmes is mentally competent. while the city is forever changed. evidence wil
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
fbi agent brad garrett to fill us in. >> he is in a reality that he that he created. there is a combination of the reality of what happened to him has set in. what it has done to himself and the victims. >> reporter: after james holmes was in court, the prosecutor was asked if he was on something. >> we have no information on that. >> reporter: the other question, if they will pursue the death penalty. >> if the death penalty is sought, it's a long process that impacts their lives for years. >> reporter: saifd sanchez, said his daughter nearly escaped the theater. her husband in a coma. >> you felt your daughter needed to come. >> when it's your own daughter, and she escaped from death by just mere seconds, would say it makes you angry. >> what do you say is the punishment for this guy? >> death. >> reporter: families in california saying their hearts go out to the victims. the attorney says this about james holmes' parents, who watched their son go from this at age 18 to this. >> i think everyone can imagine how they are feeling. anyone who has ever been a parent. >
MSNBC
Jul 23, 2012 10:00am EDT
. and rick, since you are here in colorado and know the law, let us know what's going to happen today. this is not an arraignment. >> no, not an arraignment. it's a first appearance or initial advisement. what's going to happen is mr. holmes will be advised of the charges that he is being investigated for. for our knowledge, he hasn't even been charged. so it's simply an indication of what they're looking at right now. >> in colorado, they have 72 hours to officially file charges, is that right? >> yeah, they have three business days, and that time can be extended either by agreement of the parties or the court on its own can extend that time if if necessary. >> so, obviously, larry, this is just the beginning of what's going to be a very long process. here we have somebody who was seen by dozens, hundreds of witnesses, picked up at the scene in body armor, directed police, they say, to an apartment that was booby trapped. this is not a question of, was he the guy, as much as, right now, is he competent to stand trial. would that be a fair assessment? >> we have both competency and ev
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
washington post" says they used that database to get voters to head to the polls. that would be an illegal use of government information. mayor gray already facing pressure to resign after a former aide admitted to helping run a shadow campaign to get him elected. >>> it is now 5:06, 73 degrees. we continue to track breaking news after one of the worst days of violence in iraq in years. >>> what's being blamed for the truck accident that left a number of people dead overnight. >>> just how much money this former bus monitor will take home after being tormented by middle school students. hey, there's barely a line at space mountain. you there ! i am looking for someone, hair black as night, skin white as snow ! yeah, yeah, i got that ! she is at the castle. dad ! honey ! but she's on the move. disney mobile magic, on verizon. you wouldn't happen to have an apple ? find characters, access wait times for the park you're in, and enjoy premium features when you download disney mobile magic, powered by verizon. with the sleep number bed, it's not about soft or firm. it's about support where you
MSNBC
Jul 23, 2012 3:00am PDT
. police say the ammunition, gear and four weapons used in the attack including an assault rifle, are believed to have been purchased legally. the suspect apparently received up to 50 packages in the mail in the four months leading up to the attack. he purchased 6,000 rounds of ammunition over the internet. one law enforcement official says the massacre could have been far worse if the shooter's semiautomatic rifle hadn't jammed as investigators believe it had. new york city mayor michael bloomberg yesterday called on the two presidential candidates to lead a national debate on gun control. >> somebody's got to do something about this and this requires, particularly in a presidential year, the candidates for president of the united states to stand up and once and for all say, yes, they feel terrible, yes, it's a tragedy, yes, we have great sympathy for the families but it's time for this country to do something. that's the job of the president of the united states. and i don't know what they're going to do, but i think it's incumbent on them to tell us specifically, not just in b
MSNBC
Jul 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the u.s. census data for 2011 to be released during the fall peak of the presidential's campaign is expected to show the poverty rate rising to as high as 15.7%. that would be the highest rate since 1965 erasing gains from the war on poverty that created medicaid, medicare and other social welfare programs. the weak economy is being blamed especially long-term unemployment during the recession as is reduced aid from the government. >>> authorities say 11 people were killed and another 12 injured all in one pickup when it went off the road and slammed into two trees in rural south texas. the cause of the accident is being investigated but a trooper at the scene says a blown-out tire could be to blame. witnesses claim the truck's cab and bed were packed with illegal immigrants but that has yet to be confirmed by usuals. u.s. customs officials are taking part in the investigation. >>> here's a look at the other news going on around america today. in new orleans a 17-story building came crashing down on purpose. crews imploded the old palace hotel, also known as the grand palace, to
CNN
Jul 23, 2012 12:00am EDT
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CNN
Jul 23, 2012 3:00am EDT
or even may be used. so it is in our interest. and finally, one of our generals, head of central command, said it would be the greatest blow to iran in 25 years, because of its effect on lebanon, hezbollah, et cetera. and iranians are on the ground. and the thing that makes me so sad, when we hear this from secretary of state, who i admire and leon panetta, it is not a fair fight. arms are coming from russia. they establish editor tour centers. why can't we help these people and frankly, i have to be honest with you, there are people on the right of my party, same ones who passed a resolution through the house of representatives pa that we shouldn't do anything about libya. who just had a fair election where a moderate was overwhelming majority of the votes. >> is part of the problem that the -- i would say the majority of american people, from what i sense, haven't really understood what is happening in syria? because unlike say, egypt, consider that rea square, every night, you saw the guys on horse back, rampaging around, attacking people, the image was so stark, that people could rel
CBS
Jul 22, 2012 7:00pm PDT
is just three medals inside of breaking the all-time olympic career record. he told us he almost quit swimming altogether after dominating the beijing olympics in 2008. >> i would do nothing, like, i would just wake up at 11:00 in the afternoon. deo wouldn't leave the house. i would sit around and play video games. i was so lazy. i probably went through, like, a depression phase where i was just like, "what am i doing?" >> cooper: tonight, this epic olympian shows us what he is doing now and why he decided to get back in the pool. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm lora logan. >> i'm byron pitts. >> i'm anderson cooper. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." ♪ [ male announcer ] it's back. the confidence, the determination. chevrolet had the greatest year in our history last year. and we're making our highest-quality, most advanced cars ever. but judge for yourself. if you're not happy with your new chevy, return it. introducing the chevy love it or return it guarantee. ♪ from doing what's right to getting that feeling back, chevy runs deep. thos
MSNBC
Jul 22, 2012 11:00pm PDT
is heartbroken. i think hemingway says the world breaks us all, but afterward, we're stronger in the broken places. i think that's what we heard in the hospitals yesterday. we went to many of the hospitals and visited families and the victims. and there was a buoyancy or a resill aer resiliency where people were not going to let this define their life, they were going to fight back. >> there is your experience as a mayor and now governor nothing that can prepare you to lead a state through something like this. i know this has been an emotional 48 hours. you spoke on friday night in such a moving way. >> well, you know, you just -- here's -- >> governor, i just want to show what you said on friday night. >> defies description. you can't connect emotions that we commonly think of. i mean everyone i've talked to all day is filled with an anger that can't find focus. >> i apologize for the interruption, but it's obviously been a difficult couple of days. >> it's been tough. the key there is -- i mean that anger, you want to strangle this guy. at a certain point that's got to translate into risi
FOX News
Jul 23, 2012 2:00pm PDT
sat in front of the judge. give us a sense. we saw the bizarre facial expressions and demeanor of this guy. what information did he give you or maybe even a prosecutor with all these kind of wacky actions? >> well, first of all we don't know what the defense will be down the road but this is not aa whodunit. he left a trail of bread crumbs. he waited outside in a parking lot for the police until they arrested him and there were a million clues. the question is whether he's insane. no one has said the insanity defense will be raised but that's what the defense will raise. he walked into a courtroom and looked bizarre. wearing a jumpsuit, police jumpsuit, you look guilty. everybody would. he sits down, he's emotionless, so flat and sort of an empty body that walked in. he made weird eye gestures. i have no clue what that is. i thought it was peculiar that he was emotionless. he's listened to his lawyers saying don't move. no outbursts or nothing. the defense lawyers are well aware there are victims in the courtroom and don't want to enrage the victims. or he's that bizarre and th
FOX News
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of us would do, dies his hair or paints it red, it doesn't mean he's insane. he has to know what he's doing assuming the standards are common. if he didn't realize it was wrong. that would be something that would qualify in many jurisdictions of insanity but that's way down the road. i have into idea. frankly the reason we're suspicious it will be raised is number one, he's a weirdo. number two, the guy who he tried to join the gun club membership heard his voice mail and knew something was wrong. he knew there was something wrong with this guy. and what else do they have? the guy was caught with the goods. he's -- this is not a who a whodunit. the prosecutor says it's not a slam dunk. it's the slam dunk that he did it. it's a slam dunk whether or not there's a legal defense, meaning insanity. which is what i expect. i don't know what else he would raise. >> greta, why does his family need a lawyer and why would they have their lawyer give that statement? do you think that was necessary? >> yes, to call off the dogs, every single person is hounding them. we're hounding them, every s
WHUT
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the hottest favorites at the london olympics are the u.s. men's basketball team. a warmup game in spain on sunday. the u.s. dream team won gold 20 years ago. the current nba stars twice held a 20-point lead. argentina and twice once they come back. it gave the americans plenty to think about. they made the impression of a u.s.. in a tough challenge on live ron james. in the end, it was pretty close. the u.s. won by 86-80. george, you are fully up to date now with all the olympic news. >> thank you very much. this is "bbc world news." olympicead -- greece's tragedy. there. it is too broke to get its olympics to this year's competition. >> cuban dissidents say a prominent opponent has died in a car crash. he was 60 years old. he spoke out against the communist government of fidel and raul castro. >> he spent decades challenging cuba's communist regime. his death is seen by supporters as a huge blow to the country's pro-democracy movement. >> [speaking foreign language] >> he has had an accident and died. that's all we know. at this time, his wife and family have left the hospital. we are
NBC
Jul 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the alleged gunman ready to appear for the first time in court tomorrow. jay gray starts us off tonight from aurora, colorado. >> reporter: the turnout for the memorial was overwhelming. some estimates say more than 10,000 gathered to remember and honor victims of at take. tonight, a shattered city. struggles to begin picking up the pieces. >> the pain is still raw. the healing yet to begin. >> thousands gather ford a city wide memorial in aurora, united for the first time since the massacre. >> tonight is a time to honor those who died as heroes. >> bound together by the tragedy. >> we will remember. >> reporter: the strength that comes in numbers not enough to overcome pain and raw emotions from so much and so many lost. earlier in the day, president obama shared the sorrows and compassion of the nation, with survivors and families of the victims. >> i had a chance to give folks some hugs. and to shed some tears. >> reporter: it has been difficult for aurora police as well. including the officer who tried unsuccessfully to save the youngest victim, 6-year-old veronica moser. >> i have met
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
against jerry sandusky. >>> recalling meat that may contain salmonella. consumer should check for use or sell by by may 29th and june 16th. >>> new york senator charles schumer is calling on health officials to provide free whooping cough vaccinations. the center for disease control warned the outbreak could be the worst since 1959. they urged adults and pregnant women to get vaccinated so they don't pass the bacteria to infants. >>> you can call them runaway brides. these women had good reason to give their very best during the brides-to-be race in belgrade. the winner of the 150 yard dash and runner up get their entire wedding paid for. i think they are strolling along too slowly there. now six minutes past the hour. let's go back outside to al with weather. >> a companion race, all the grooms ran in the opposite direction. >> awful, al. >> sorry. hey, we've got nice friends from amarillo, texas. very nice to see you guys. let's check it out, see what we've got for you today. we're looking again at the heat continuing. big upper-level ridge bringing the heat, jet streams up to the n
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